Philippine police kill one mayor in drug raid World

Philippine police kill one mayor in drug raid

Mayor of the Philippines’ Ozamiz city on Mindanao island Reynaldo Parojinog, who was accused of being linked with the illegal drug trade, was shot dead in a police raid on July 30, Philippines authorities announced.
Philippines: Suspected Maute financiers, supporters arrested World

Philippines: Suspected Maute financiers, supporters arrested

Philippine security forces have recently arrested three militants, including a alleged main financier and logistic supporter of the pro-Islamic State (IS) group that is currently withholding Marawi city in southern Philippines, the army said on July 5.
Armed insurgents attack school in southern Philippines World

Armed insurgents attack school in southern Philippines

Philippine police said pro-Islamic State (IS) militants on June 21 attacked the town of Pigcawayan in North Cotabato province in the Philippines’ southern Mindanao Island, occupying a school and holding several students hostage.